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ATF to investigate St. Paul hotel fire

The hotel sustained the majority of the damage, while damage to the apartments was minimal, officials said.

ST PAUL, Minn. — The National Response Team of Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has begun its investigation of a structure fire that took place at a St. Paul hotel Tuesday.

Early Tuesday morning, the St. Paul Fire Department responded to a fire at a construction site near West 7th Street and Kellogg Boulevard  West 7th Street and Kellogg Boulevard.

The development included a hotel and an apartment fire. 

The hotel sustained the majority of the damage, while damage to the apartments was minimal, officials said.

“Based on the size of the building, amount of fire damage and number of investigative leads, the St. Paul Fire Department and our local ATF office requested the assistance of ATF’s National Response Team,” said Special Agent in Charge Terry Henderson, of the St. Paul Field Division. “The extra personnel will help move this investigation along more quickly.” 

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